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Animals not less people have various diseases including eye. Symptoms of a cataract at dogs and options of treatment of an illness are defined by the expert during visual inspection and holding diagnostic actions. You should not tighten with the address to the veterinarian, otherwise development of serious complications up to final loss of sight is possible.
The exact reasons of development of this illness in dogs are not established to this day. However most of scientists are inclined to consider the major contributing factor heredity. as a result of the conducted researches was revealed , that 8 of 10 puppies in the future have a cataract if this disease was diagnosed at least for one of parents.
But exists some more reasons contributing to the development of pathology:
As for symptoms of a cataract, the main and the most noticeable of them is a cataract. If to look in eyes to the pet, it is possible to notice a white circle instead of a pupil. Pathology can affect both one, and both eyes at the same time.
Also the cataract has the following distinctive signs:
Visual impairment can occur also for other reasons therefore you should not diagnose independently a disease and to be engaged in treatment of the pet. Only the qualified specialist has to do it.
Treatment of pathology is carried out only by a surgical way. But for simplification of symptomatology and delay of development of a disease the veterinarian can appoint the following medicines:
the Main treatment of pathology consists in carrying out operation.
Surgery assumes use of the following methods:
In the latter case the special medical device supplied with a needle through which in an eye ultrasound destroying a crystalline lens moves is used. On its place put an implant in the curtailed look, it is developed already inside. After awakening from an anesthesia the dog finds again ability to see.
The cataract is among the most widespread diseases of eyes at dogs. The main symptom of pathology — emergence of a white spot around a pupil — testifies to the beginning of development of a disease therefore at emergence of this symptom of the pet it is necessary to show to the expert urgently. Otherwise other pathologies can join a cataract that will even more aggravate a situation. The lack of the timely help leads to full loss of sight.